Jive Monkey Playlist: 7/7/17

Fridays can be especially hard in the summers.  Here’s hoping that these retro will make you forget that you’re stuck indoors.  If you’re outdoors, here’s hope that these tracks have you grooving to all the pleasures of summer!

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Just Bananas About: Week of 12/4/15

I think it’s a uniquely American thing but I can’t really get into the Christmas spirit until after Thanksgiving. I get weirded by hearing Christmas songs and seeing Christmas-y items in stores in mid-November but I know that’s the norm for many other countries. Now that we’ve had our turkey, I’m ready to put up my Hello Kitty-lit Christmas tree and for the slew of Christmas albums coming out this month. One such album is “Lonesome Christmas” by The Barberettes, a trio of Doo-Wop singers who embrace vintage style and have harmonic voices. This is their 2nd Christmas album and I also highly recommend the Christmas album they released last year.

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